April 5, 2018 Subject:
JGB at the Stone Pony. A night to remember.
Hellluva show, and a nice recording for a room that's uinforgiving from the McCue-Ford Gang. Really good and large crowd for this weeknight show.
Even though Melvins bus broke down (no soundcheck), the band was on fire as they worked their magic through the JGB repertoire. Loved having Ron Holloway on sax (who I've seen with Cabinet) has such a sweet melodic sound, and offered beautiful 2nd lead to Zacks superb guitar all night. And Melvin? Melvin's Melvin and is a joy to see as he cranks that magilla.
Real nice recording Mr. McCue. One can get pretty beat up fending off the 'crush' near the soundboard in this little room. No knocks, no hits, no errors. And while there's always a dull roar in the joint, this pull captures the music beautifully. Positively 4th St>Merls Tune>Mystery Train was sweet.
Scarlet is effinn hot with Holloway blowing beautifully with a grand segue into Reuben. Second set is stellar. This is a keeper.